• May 1, 2014  

    In our news wrap Thursday, investigators in Pensacola, Florida, are asking whether storm flooding helped to trigger an apparent gas explosion that killed two inmates and injured about 150 others at a jail. Meanwhile, in Turkey, police fired tear gas, rubber pellets and water cannons to quell protesters throwing rocks and fireworks in Istanbul. Continue reading

  • June 11, 2012  

    In other news Monday, whole apartment complexes flooded when more than 15 inches of rain fell in parts of Florida. A person drowned in rough surf as new downpours moved across Florida’s Gulf Coast and Panhandle. Also, prosecutors branded former Penn State football coach Jerry Sandusky a “predatory pedophile” as his trial began. Continue reading